How to Prevent Car Theft

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Get a Car Alarm

The effectiveness of car alarms is up for debate. Some experts claim they do absolutely nothing to deter car theft, since experienced criminals can disarm an alarm quickly and easily. Others suggest that an inexperienced car thief will probably skip over a car that has an alarm and look instead for a car that will attract less attention.

Nearly everyone seems to agree that car alarms are a public nuisance because they’re triggered so easily and so frequently that people tend to simply ignore them. So, why bother? Car alarms are inexpensive enough that you might as well have one, and, when paired with other theft prevention strategies, a car alarm definitely won’t hurt and might even help.

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